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    Ukraine says foiled bombing of Kiev apartment block (AFP)
    Sep03

    Ukraine says foiled bombing of Kiev apartment block (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s security services said Thursday they had detained four members of a pro-Russian group suspected of plotting to blow up a block of flats in Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

    A Soft Annexation In Donbas
    Sep03

    A Soft Annexation In Donbas

    Russia appears to be laying the groundwork for a soft annexation in the Donbas. And this is a sure sign that they’ve lost the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Forest Fires Ravage Outskirts of Kyiv
    Sep03

    Forest Fires Ravage Outskirts of Kyiv

    Drone footage shows the aftermath of a forest fire on the outskirts of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. At least 24 hectares of forest have been destroyed by fires which were sparked by record temperatures this month, reaching nearly 36 degrees Celsius. With thick smoke covering much of Kyiv, officials have closed the city’s schools for the rest...

    Moscow denies joining Assad’s fight against Daesh
    Sep03

    Moscow denies joining Assad’s fight against Daesh

    Russia yesterday denied Israeli news reports that it is ready to participate in the operations against Daesh in Syria, Almesryoon.com reported. “One should not believe these reports,” Russia Today reported Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying. It said that the Israeli website Ynet reported that a Russian “expeditionary...

    Fox: Nuclear Deal ‘The Fulfillment of An Iranian Wish List’
    Sep03

    Fox: Nuclear Deal ‘The Fulfillment of An Iranian Wish List’

    The recently completed nuclear deal with Iran will only strengthen the Islamic regime in the coming years and make it more difficult to punish Tehran for violations of the accord, a former British defense minister told the Washington Free Beacon on Wednesday. Liam Fox, currently a Conservative member of Parliament, said in an interview that the...

    Nordic, Baltic Countries Call For Release Of Kohver, Sentsov
    Sep03

    Nordic, Baltic Countries Call For Release Of Kohver, Sentsov

    Foreign ministers from Nordic and Baltic countries have called for the immediate release of an Estonian security officer recently sentenced in Russia to 15 years in jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Opens Military Center in Lithuania Amid Ukraine Crisis
    Sep03

    NATO Opens Military Center in Lithuania Amid Ukraine Crisis

    Fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO on Thursday inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing concerns in the Baltic countries over Russia’s military presence. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, who joined Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite for the opening ceremony, described the new unit as a “big step...

    Donetsk Rebels Deny Referendum on Joining Russia
    Sep03

    Donetsk Rebels Deny Referendum on Joining Russia

    03 de septiembre de 2015, 11:21Kiev, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the insurgent Donetsk People''s Republic (DPR), Alexandr Zakharchenko, qualified as "rumor" the news regarding a referendum on the accession of the territory to Russia, published by Ukrainian media. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak
    Sep03

    Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One day after the World Health Organization confirmed two cases of polio in Ukrainian children, the country’s health minister says efforts are underway to import enough vaccine to prevent an outbreak.Health officials have warned for years that Ukraine was at risk of a polio epidemic because of low vaccination rates. The...

    Ukraine says foiled bombing of Kiev apartment block
    Sep03

    Ukraine says foiled bombing of Kiev apartment block

    KIEV: Ukraine’s security services said Thursday they had detained four members of a pro-Russian group suspected of plotting to blow up a block of flats in Kiev. “They planned to blow up a building in Obolon and were caught red-handed,” Olena Gitlyanska, spokeswoman for the SBU security services, told AFP, referring to a large...